Serif’s products are popular alternatives to those of Adobe. For Black Friday 2020 the company is offering people a 30% discount for its Affinity products on iPadOS and macOS. It’s Mac apps are all available for US$34.99 while its iPadOS apps are on sale for US$13.99, although Affinity Publisher is a Mac-only product.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the impact Apple’s mass 1Password license purchase will have on AgileBits, plus they debate if the iPad can be a Mac replacement for most people.
Affinity Designer made a name for itself as a premier vector art app on the Mac, and now it’s available for the iPad. The app is a full-featured as the Mac version, but with an interface designed just for touch. Designer supports Apple Pencil, includes all the design tools you’d expect in a professional desktop vector design app, and exports to popular formats such as PSD, EPS, SVG, PDF, and PNG. Affinity Designer is currently 30% to celebrate its launch so you can pick it up at Apple’s App Store for US$13.99.
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